Establishing the relationship of inhaler satisfaction, treatment adherence, and patient outcomes: a prospective, real-world, cross-sectional survey of US adult asthma patients and physicians

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BACKGROUND Inhaled asthma medications are the mainstay of treatment for chronic asthma. However, nonadherence rates for long-term inhaler therapy among adults are estimated to exceed 50 %. Nonadherence is associated with unfavorable clinical outcomes and diminished quality of life. Research suggests that adherence is associated with patients' satisfaction… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s40413-015-0075-y

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@inproceedings{Price2015EstablishingTR, title={Establishing the relationship of inhaler satisfaction, treatment adherence, and patient outcomes: a prospective, real-world, cross-sectional survey of US adult asthma patients and physicians}, author={David Price and Brooke Harrow and Mark Small and James Pike and Victoria Higgins}, booktitle={The World Allergy Organization journal}, year={2015} }